Faculty Student Association
What is the FSA?The Faculty Student Association (FSA) is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization registered by the State of New York. Since 1953, the FSA has provided educational related services to benefit Westchester Community College including oversight of all campus dining services, bookstore, vending services, coin operated copiers, ATM and student accident insurance. We value student opinions and encourage input from students on a regular basis. Seven students serve on the twenty member Faculty Association Board of Directors, as well as on a variety of committees.
FSA Mission StatementThe Faculty Student Association endeavors to be a most effective service component for Westchester Community College. Our goal is to provide strategic vision and leadership by striving to deliver world class administrative, financial, and other essential services that support student success. Work collaboratively and cross-functionally with all campus constituencies including students, faculty, staff, administration and community.
FSA Guiding Principles
- Support and invest in student success
- Be an entrepreneurial and innovative enterprise of the College
- Benchmark performance against peer institutions state-wide and nationally
- Support environmental and social awareness in business practices
- Collaborate broadly with the campus community on current services and new initiatives
- Be fiscally responsible and sustainable in all our endeavors
BookstoreEnsure student success by being the most efficient and reliable provider of academic textbooks and technology and the convenient one-stop campus store for quality college attire, supplies, stationary, health and beauty aids and gift items.
Cultural ArtsTo provide world class artistic and cultural programming to support student success and welcome the community to our campus by engaging them in the arts.
Dining ServicesOur mission is to operate a college dining service with the highest standards of quality and service at the best value.
AthleticsThe Westchester Community College Athletic Department supports student success by offering students an opportunity to enjoy their favorite sports and showcase their individual talents prior to moving on to four-year schools or joining the job market.
Student InvolvementThe Office of Student Involvement is the primary sponsor for student events and activism on campus. Stop by the office, conveniently located in the Student Center, and find out how you can get involved, you will be glad you did! Whether you just want to attend events or to help plan them, there are experiences available to every student, regardless of your availability, course schedule, age, or interests.
Location and Hours of Operation
The FSA office is located in the rear of the Campus Bookstore.
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
FSA Business Office Staff
Please feel free to contact us with any problems or questions. We are here to help! Joseph
Poppa III – Executive Director
(914) 347-3910 ext. 2221
Iman Mims – Account Clerk, Assistant to Executive Director
(914) 347-3910 ext. 2220
Kate Cowan – Account Clerk
(914) 347-3910 ext. 2224
Rosa Miro – Account Control Specialist
(914) 347-3910 ext. 2223
Alan Yowell – Payroll Accountant
(914) 347-3910 ext. 2222
Dr. Sara Thompson Tweedy
VP and Dean of Student Access, Involvement and Success
VP and Dean of Administrative Services & CFO
Associate Dean of Student Life
Director of Student Involvement
President of Faculty Senate
Faculty Member at Large
Club Advisor at Large
Treasurer of SGA
Student Appointee (WEB)
Student Appointee (Athletics)
Executive Board of Directors
The College will not offer Voluntary Student Sickness Insurance policies as of September 2015. However, please find information on your eligibility for individual coverage at the Benefits Access Center Office. The Benefits Access Center is available to all Westchester Community College students and their immediate family members.
Please contact the Benefits Access Center office at 914-606-6725, or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the Benefits Access Center office on the Valhalla campus in the Student Center Building.
Benefits Access Center
Student Center Room 224
Westchester Community College
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
The only ATM on campus is located on the first floor of the Student Center across from the Crema Café.
The Student Center Hours are:
- Monday – Friday
7:00 am – 9:00 pm
- Saturday and Sunday
8:00 am – 2:00 pm.
A security camera monitors the ATM 24 hours a day.
If there is a problem with the ATM, please contact the FSA during regular business hours at (914)347-3910 or contact the leasing company directly at FAM Capital, LLC at 1-877-9FAMATM.
The FSA provides coin-operated copy machine services to the students, faculty and staff on campus. The copiers take cash or credit/debit cards.
For refunds or operating problems please contact the vendor directly at (914)769-0095 or contact the FSA office at (914)347-3910 during regular business hours.
- Administration Building
First Floor Lobby
- Classroom Building
Second Floor Lounge
- Health Science Building
- Library Building
Basement, Main Floor, Second Floor
- Science Building
First Floor Student Lounge
- Student Center Building
First Floor Student Lounge
- Technology Building
Second Floor Student Lounge
- Color copiers are located in the Student Center and Library.